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Creativity Check-In: Finding Creative Clarity.

  ——– STOP! Don’t say it! Don’t say that you’re stuck in a creative rut! Noo!!! Ok – so you’ve said it. And the meteor didn’t strike, you didn’t implode, and perhaps you are still sitting comfortably in your home. So why do we feel so awful after we look at our creative self and acknowledge that we’re creatively stuck? Not creatively empty. Just…stuck! For me, I often feel like it’s my professional responsibility to maintain …

Contributor Spotlight: Rachel Rambach, MM, MT-BC

Hello Creatives! On today’s Contributor Spotlight, I had the pleasure of interviewing Rachel Rambach, MM, MT-BC, owner of Listen & Learn Music, and host of Guitars and Granola Bars. During our chat, Rachel laid down some solid information on her creative process, intervention design, and some pretty exciting special projects! Let’s dive in! First, Rachel and I discuss her creative process (which inspired me to design my own fancy check-list)! I so admire Rachel’s systematic …

Creativity Check-In: Freedom To Create

    Not too long ago I had the privilege of sitting down with Amanda Burchfiel, MS, MT-BC, to pick her brain about creativity. She, along with all of The Marketplace’s other contributors, had so much to say about creativity and working with her population: incarcerated teens. During the beginning of our interview, I asked her about her creative process. She stated, so clearly, that her clinical experience and setting has allowed her to freely …

Contributor Spotlight: Amanda Burchfiel, MS, MT-BC

Dear Creatives, I have so enjoyed hearing the creative process of each contributor, and today’s #ContributorSpotlight follows in the same positive thread. Amanda Burchfiel, MS, MT-BC and I had the opportunity to sit down and discuss creative process, intervention design, and special projects. I’m excited to share her words of wisdom and creativity!   First up, the creative process:       One of my most favorite parts of my conversation with Amanda was when …

Creativity Check-In: Inspiration and Perspiration

Happy Creativity Check-In, Creatives! It is such an incredible privilege to be able to share not only this creative time with you, but inspiration locally sourced, er…from other MTs! You all are so incredibly creative, and I hope that I have the privilege of hearing what you have to say! ok – #sappymoment over! 🙂   Last week, we had a wonderful analogy from Rachelle Norman, MA, MT-BC as our source for inspiration. This week, …

Contributor Spotlight: Ryan Judd

Happy Wednesday, Creatives! This week, I had the pleasure of visiting with Ryan Judd! Ryan is the founder and owner of The Rhythm Tree, as well as a contributor on The Marketplace! I am so excited to share our conversation with all of you. First, Ryan and I discuss his creative process! Ryan’s lovely statement about inspiration and perspiration has totally inspired me, and the way I look at the creative process. You can read …

Creativity Check-In No. 12: Structure is Key

    Hi, Creatives! I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Rachelle Norman, MA, MT-BC of Sound Scaping Source. It was such a pleasure to talk to Rachelle about her perspectives on creativity and music making in her work in eldercare. During the part of our discussion that focused on her creative process, she described her use of structure and theme. “The key idea is to have a structure that is enough to give you something …

Contributor Spotlight: Rachelle Norman

Hi there, music therapy creatives! I am thrilled to be sharing an incredible interview with Rachelle Norman, MA, MT-BC. In addition to her private practice in Kansas City, Rachelle hosts SoundScapingSource.com, a website that offers incredible resources to eldercare MT-BC’s! She is also the creator of School Subjects Name That Tune! During our interview, Rachelle answered questions about creativity, and shared some inspirational analogies about structure. First up we discuss the creative process! Often as a …